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Every day is ‘bring your dog to work day’ around here, largely because I work from home.
My two dogs, Perri and Thomas, are my constant companions, often barking excessively the minute I jump on a call and not stopping until I hang up.
So, when I first heard about an actual press event that would allow me to bring my dog/s, I was all in. A team-building field trip was just what we needed as it can get kind of boring around here. Dry Bar (my fave blow-out salon) and Bark Bar teamed up celebrate the premiere of The Secret Life of Pets 2. As part of the promotion, Drybars became #BarkBars, offering owners and dogs joint grooming sessions.
As I read the fine print, however, I real
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What did we do before dry shampoo? We definitely washed our hair a lot more. But these oil-absorbing, odor-eliminating, style-refreshing powders and sprays do more than save us time—they also lend sexy texture to squeaky-clean strands and extra grip that helps certain styles stay in place. But a new era has dawned, as dry shampoos and texturizing products now come in unique formulations that we once never imagined.
R+Co Badlands Dry Shampoo Paste ($28)
Offering oil-absorption plus tousled texture and a touch of hold, this paste is a must-try for any dry shampoo devotee. Great for short or layered styles that require a piece-y look, it leaves hair with a matte finish—and no heavy buil
So you love the feeling of freshly washed hair, but what about those nasty knots? You feel like pulling your hair out until you realize that all that tugging and combing may actually be pulling your hair out.
According to Teresa Probst, Master Colorist at Varin Salon on New York’s Madison Avenue, “Always comb hair gently without pulling or tugging that can lead to damage. Start from the bottom and work your way to the top of your head, using a wide toothed comb, especially when combing wet hair. Conditioners that contain silicone are also good because they make it easier to slide a comb through your stands.”
It’s not only what you use, but how you use it. Sam Villa, founder of Sam Vill
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Taylor Swift recently debuted a head of bleached blonde hair. It seems that the modern rock and roll image she’s sporting on Vogue’s May 2016 cover is one she plans on holding onto, at least for a little while.
Experimenting with hair hues just isn’t my thing, but I’ve always been a bit envious of those who’ve taken the plunge. From Marilyn Monroe to Debbie Harry, Charlize Theron and Gwen Stefani, a platinum hue can be whatever you choose to make it, whether that’s sexy or sophisticated or a little bit rock and roll is entirely up to you.
Of course, going uber light comes with its own share of complications. Besides being high-maintenance, bleached hair can be quite damaging to your lo
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